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What’s new

For Your Patients and Practice

OFFICE EQUIPMENT

The Vario Digital FHD, from Eschenbach Optik of America, is a foldable desktop video magnifier that features a 15.6” HD monitor with optical zoom from 1.3x to 45x magnification and an FHD camera that provides a true color image with a large field of view.

→ Eschenbach Optik of America
eschenbach.com

IN-OFFICE DRY EYE RELIEF

TearCare, from Sight Sciences, is a wearable device that applies an adjustable level of localized heat to the eyelids for applications including meibomian gland dysfunction, dry eye and blepharitis. The device allows patients’ eyes to remain open during the procedure.

→ Sight Sciences
sightsciences.com

INFLAMMATION THERAPY

Loteprednol etabonate 0.5%, from Akorn, is indicated for the treatment of postoperative inflammation following ocular surgery and for the treatment of steroid-responsive inflammatory conditions of the palpebral and bulbar conjunctiva, cornea and anterior segment of the globe. The company received a new abbreviated drug application approval from the FDA for the product.

→ Akorn
akorn.com

HERPES THERAPY

Avaclyr, from Fera Pharmaceuticals, is acyclovir ophthalmic ointment 3%, a treatment for herpetic keratitis. The FDA recently approved the company’s NDA and granted it orphan drug exclusivity for seven years of exclusive marketing.

→ Fera Pharmaceuticals
ferapharma.com

SCLERAL CONTACT LENS

Latitude scleral lens, from Visionary Optics, is a completely custom made lens to fit the patient’s unique corneal and scleral surfaces, based upon scleral topography (sMap3D) measurements. The Latitude lens conforms to the scleral shape at the landing zone and is designed to even out the central, midperipheral and limbal clearances, regardless of the degree of corneal irregularity, including asymmetric ectasias in which uneven clearances are especially obvious.

→ Visionary Optics
visionary-optics.com

FRAMES

Fossil Spring/Summer 2019 eyewear collection, from Safilo, features four frames, three sunglasses, two for men and one for women, and one optical, which is unisex.

→ Safilo
safilogroup.com/en

PRODUCT NOTES

→ UTAS SunBurst, from LKC Technologies Inc., is an electroretinogram device, the update of which includes such features as a pattern-based test monitor, a smaller footprint, USB connection for UBA biomedical amplifier and Windows 10 compatibility.

All information provided courtesy of the respective company.